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Mikel Arteta reveals his furious reaction after VAR failed to review Kyle Walker’s high challenge

‘How the hell have you checked if you took two seconds’: Mikel Arteta reveals his furious reaction after VAR failed to take a second look at Kyle Walker’s high challenge on Arsenal defender Gabriel in Man City defeat

  • Arsenal had penalty shout for Kyle Walker’s high challenge waved away
  • Walker’s boot was head high as he went up with Gabriel in the first half
  • Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta was furious that VAR failed to review the incident¬†

A fuming Mikel Arteta revealed his fury over VAR’s failure to check a possible penalty when Kyle Walker raised his boot dangerously to challenge Gabriel during Arsenal‘s defeat at Manchester City.

The incident happened just moments before half-time, but Arsenal’s animated appeals for a penalty were swiftly waved away by the referee.

Walker’s foot was head high as he attempted to challenge Gabriel from a corner and came close to making contact with the Arsenal man.

Mikel Arteta was furious that VAR didn’t review Arsenal’s first-half penalty shout

And Arteta was incensed at full-time after VAR appeared to opt against reviewing…